Tag: terpenes

  • Research Shows Terpenes Can Help Treat Pain Caused by Chemo Medications

    Research Shows Terpenes Can Help Treat Pain Caused by Chemo Medications

    When it comes to chronic pain, morphine-based opioid medications lead to addiction and heightened tolerance, but injecting terpenes does not. The post Research Shows Terpenes Can Help Treat Pain Caused by Chemo Medications first appeared on High Times.

  • Brand Spotlight: Abstrax

    Brand Spotlight: Abstrax

    Enter the cannaquantum realm. Abstrax reaches beyond the world of terpenes to discover new, exotic flavor compounds. The post Brand Spotlight: Abstrax first appeared on High Times.

  • The Cannabis Now Guide to Pairing Herbs with Your Herb

    The Cannabis Now Guide to Pairing Herbs with Your Herb

    Stop for a second and think about your last smoke session. Imagine the smell after grinding up the bud, the flavor after that first full exhale and the pleasant effects that follow: a boost of energy, a wave of relaxation or a sense of peace. The unsung hero of your perfect post-high moment? Terpenes. These…

  • Pairing Made Perfect

    Pairing Made Perfect

    Founder of Cultivating Spirits, Philip Wolf, explains the concept behind his decade-long cannabis dinner series. The post Pairing Made Perfect first appeared on High Times.

  • Ellen’s Bud Break: The Purple & Blue Pigments of Pot

    Ellen’s Bud Break: The Purple & Blue Pigments of Pot

    Anthocyanins contribute to the colors and the healing properties of weed. The post Ellen’s Bud Break: The Purple & Blue Pigments of Pot first appeared on High Times.

  • Study: Researchers Present Benefits of Entourage Effect

    Study: Researchers Present Benefits of Entourage Effect

    Researchers cite 99 sources to spotlight the benefits of consuming cannabinoids and terpenes together with “hope for novel treatment.” The post Study: Researchers Present Benefits of Entourage Effect first appeared on High Times.

  • How to Understand CBD Lingo

    How to Understand CBD Lingo

    It wasn’t too long ago that if you asked somebody what CBD was, they would look at you with a puzzled expression on their face. Today, CBD is on everyone’s lips, dominating the conversation on medical cannabis and its therapeutic effects and being touted as a health supplement at nutrition stores. It can also be…

  • Terpenes

    Terpenes

    In previous articles, we discussed the landrace origins of traditional marijuana and hashish, the cannabinoids they contained, and their occurrence in modern sinsemilla cultivars. The primarily psychoactive molecule in cannabis has always been THC, and some traditional cannabis also contained some CBD. Modern sinsemilla cultivars are generally higher in THC than in the ’70s, and…

  • Vintage Cannabis: Explained

    Vintage Cannabis: Explained

    In today’s California cannabis market, most dispensaries have a three-month shelf-life limit for flowers. That is three months from the packing date—not from harvest. The reason given is that customers don’t buy “out-of-date” weed.  Maybe the retailers are not storing the flowers under the proper conditions, or maybe the flower was bucked and trimmed or…

  • Weed From Seed: Understanding F1 Hybrids

    Weed From Seed: Understanding F1 Hybrids

    Breeding true F1 hybrids means using inbreeding to achieve genetic uniformity in parent plants before creating a new strain. The post Weed From Seed: Understanding F1 Hybrids appeared first on High Times.